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Project by K_B posted 05-12-2014 07:06 PM 1945 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi fellow LJ’s .. It’s time for my first post inhere.
A friend of mine persuaded me to try out one of his lathes – and now I’m kinda hooked.
Inspired by several projects inhere, one of the first things I made on the lathe was a new handle for an old chisel. And then another one. And another one.
The handles are made out of walnut.

Comments and/or suggestions are more than welcome :)

-- -> Kim, Denmark

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#1 posted 05-12-2014 07:33 PM

Nice work! you’ll probably get more use out of these with their new handles than with the old!

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#2 posted 05-12-2014 08:05 PM

Nice job. Always good to properly maintain your tools.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 05-12-2014 10:23 PM

nice work K_B!!!

-- regards, cyclops4069

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#5 posted 05-12-2014 10:29 PM

Very well done and WELCOME to LJ’s!

-- Carl, Iowa

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#6 posted 05-13-2014 05:59 AM

Lovely work. Welcome to LJ’s. Plenty of great and very helpful and extremely interesting folk here.


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#7 posted 05-13-2014 10:46 AM

Nicely turned handles…look forward to seeing more turning projects from you.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#8 posted 05-13-2014 02:35 PM

Thx for the welcome and all the nice comments – with all the inspiraton and all the awesome projects that are posted inhere, I’m sure that this won’t be my only project :)

-- -> Kim, Denmark

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#9 posted 05-13-2014 04:38 PM

I didn’t think friends were supposed to introduce friends to crack… I mean lathes.

Nice looking handles.

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#10 posted 05-13-2014 04:49 PM

Those handles look great! I guess you should keep doing it.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#11 posted 05-13-2014 06:15 PM

Nicely done. Welcome aboard.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#12 posted 05-15-2014 02:08 PM

Very nice job for just trying out a lathe. Well done and welcome to LJ’S

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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